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Cable Fault Knocks Out Power to 1,000 Wailea Customers

August 23, 2016, 5:44 PM HST
* Updated August 23, 5:47 PM
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Maui Electric Company. Photo by Wendy Osher.

Maui Electric Company. Photo by Wendy Osher.

Update: 5:22 p.m. 8.23.16

About 1,000 customers in the Wailea area experienced a power outage around 1:48 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, due to a cable fault. Power was restored to all customers by 3:50 p.m. when response crews transferred customers to alternate feeders. Maui Electric representatives say the cause of the cable fault is under investigation.

UPDATE, 4:39 p.m. 8.23.16

Maui Electric restores power to all customers in Wailea.

Original Post: 2:02 p.m. 8.23.16

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Maui Electric crews are responding to a power outage in the Wailea resort area. Crews are en route to address the outage.

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